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On this date, 2001: 49ers legend Jerry Rice defects to the Raiders

On this date, 2001: 49ers legend Jerry Rice defects to the Raiders

Jerry Rice, before his first practice with the Raiders, said his heart was pounding.
Cities Face a Second Weekend of Unrest: Protest Update

Cities Face a Second Weekend of Unrest: Protest Update

Cities across the U.S. face a second weekend of protests, with incidents in New York and elsewhere sparking even more questions about police officers’ use of force.
NFL Stars Send Powerful Video Message to the League in Support of Black Lives Matter

NFL Stars Send Powerful Video Message to the League in Support of Black Lives Matter

Odell Beckham Jr., Ezekiel Elliott, DeAndre Hopkins, and more call on the NFL to condemn racism and admit it was wrong for silencing players who protested.
Drew Brees’s Unchanged Stance on Kneeling Is Suddenly Out of Step

Drew Brees’s Unchanged Stance on Kneeling Is Suddenly Out of Step

The New Orleans Saints quarterback again called national anthem protests “disrespectful.” The response from his own locker room was more ferocious than when he first said so in 2016.
College Football Season Could Be Shortened, N.C.A.A. Chief Tells Congress

College Football Season Could Be Shortened, N.C.A.A. Chief Tells Congress

Mark Emmert, the president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, said that some conference championships could be played by Thanksgiving.
Timing seems right for Mayle to finally showcase his receiving skills

Timing seems right for Mayle to finally showcase his receiving skills

It wasn’t until high school when Vince Mayle played any kind of organized sport for the first time. It wasn’t until he enrolled at Sierra College when Mayle began to eat, breathe and absorb himself in
Bills QB Jake Fromm Apologizes for 'Elite White People' Racist Text Message

Bills QB Jake Fromm Apologizes for 'Elite White People' Racist Text Message

In a text that was leaked on Twitter, Fromm wrote about gun control and said that suppressors should be "expensive so only elite white people can get them."

Drew Brees Apologizes For Tone-Deaf ‘Disrespecting The Flag’ Comments After Fellow Athletes Call Him Out!

NFL superstar Drew Brees is getting an important lesson in social justice right now… let’s just hope he’s really listening and paying attention! The New Orleans Saints star came under a social media

Drew Brees Apologizes, Says He ‘Completely Missed the Mark’ With Kapernick Kneeling Comments

LeBron James, Malcolm Jenkins and Martellus Bennett were just some of the athletes to criticize Brees on Twitter
Drew Brees Shares Apology Following Comments on Players Kneeling in Protest

Drew Brees Shares Apology Following Comments on Players Kneeling in Protest

Drew Brees was the subject of controversy this week after he made it clear he would not support NFL players kneeling in protest of police brutality.
Buffalo Probes Police Incident, More NYC Clashes: Protest Update

Buffalo Probes Police Incident, More NYC Clashes: Protest Update

Video of a confrontation between police and a protester in upstate New York has gone viral, as millions rewatched footage of an elderly man lying on the ground with blood pooling near his head after
Hoops, football have shaped Argos hopeful Powell’s athletic world

Hoops, football have shaped Argos hopeful Powell’s athletic world

Jordan Powell was named after His Airness — the parents of the Argonauts defensive back hopeful being admirers of the iconic Michael Jordan — though he tried to model his hardwood game after another
SIMMONS: The giants of Toronto — Masai, Pinball and Shanahan

SIMMONS: The giants of Toronto — Masai, Pinball and Shanahan

Masai Ujiri was in the newspaper, on the national news and on social media — and for a moment in all this madness, with America burning, with a virus attacking, with economics crumbling, with every
Drew Brees on If Players Kneel This Season in Protest: 'I Will Never Agree With Anybody Disrespecting the Flag'

Drew Brees on If Players Kneel This Season in Protest: 'I Will Never Agree With Anybody Disrespecting the Flag'

The murder of George Floyd and the ensuing uprisings have lent additional validation to Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem protests that swept the NFL.
Broncos Coach Vic Fangio Called Out by Players for Comments on Racism in the NFL

Broncos Coach Vic Fangio Called Out by Players for Comments on Racism in the NFL

Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio made some controversial comments regarding racism in the NFL, and he's receiving backlash from players and fans alike.
Belgium Will Open Bars and Borders as Virus Infections Fall

Belgium Will Open Bars and Borders as Virus Infections Fall

Belgium will reopen bars and restaurants next week and lift border restrictions for European Union and British citizens from June 15, as coronavirus infections fall faster than expected, Prime
'We were packed like sardines': evidence grows of mass-event dangers early in pandemic

'We were packed like sardines': evidence grows of mass-event dangers early in pandemic

Research appears to back up stories of people who believe they got coronavirus at events UK government allowed to go ahead Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe last major
Amazon UK will stream some English Premier League games for free

Amazon UK will stream some English Premier League games for free

Amazon first started showing live Premier League football matches in the UK last year and will do so again this summer, but because of restrictions imposed by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, it’s
LA to Cut Police Budget in Wake of Floyd Death: Protest Update

LA to Cut Police Budget in Wake of Floyd Death: Protest Update

President Donald Trump’s calls for an increased police response haven’t been widely embraced by mayors and governors, though because of Washington D.C.’s unique federal status the nation’s capital
Status of longest-tenured Argo not lost on long snapper Jake Reinhart

Status of longest-tenured Argo not lost on long snapper Jake Reinhart

The concept of being the Argos’ longest-tenured player never crossed Jake Reinhart’s mind until it hit home when former teammate Ronnie Pfeffer called. There aren’t any better individuals in football